Norman J. Nelson

Managing Partner
Management Committee Member

Houston, TX | Beaumont, TX | Conroe, TX | Denver, CO | Liberty, TX | Richmond, TX | Texas City, TX

Norman Nelson is the managing partner of the firm’s Houston office and a member of Linebarger’s Management Committee.

Before joining Linebarger, he was an Assistant City Attorney with the City of Houston Legal Department. He is also a retired Air Force Reserve officer.

Mr. Nelson is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association, and a lifetime member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Mr. Nelson is admitted to practice before the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Southern District of Texas. He is a graduate of Tuskegee University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Business Management in 1973 and was then commissioned as an officer in the United States Air Force. In 1975, while still on active duty in the Air Force, he received a Master of Science in Public Administration from the University of Northern Colorado. Mr. Nelson earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1984 from the Thurgood Marshall Law School at Texas Southern University and has been licensed to practice law since November 1984.


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